Cairo, Egypt

Cairo Facts

Global Ranking #314 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #6 in Africa by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1994 143 m
2   El Gezira Tower Movenpick Hotel 1996 142 m
3   Grand Hyatt Cairo 2002 142 m
4   Nile City North Tower 2002 142 m
5   Nile City South Tower 2002 142 m
6   El Maadi Residential Tower XIII 1987 140 m
7   El Maadi Residential Tower XIV 1987 140 m
8   El Maadi Residential Tower XV 1987 140 m
9   El Maadi Residential Tower XVI 1987 140 m
10   El Maadi Residential Tower XVII 1987 140 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Iconic Tower - 385 m
2   Nile Tower - 300 m
  Proposed
1   Iconic Tower - 385 m
2   Nile Tower - 300 m
3   Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1994 143 m
4   El Gezira Tower Movenpick Hotel 1996 142 m
5   Grand Hyatt Cairo 2002 142 m
6   Nile City North Tower 2002 142 m
7   Nile City South Tower 2002 142 m
8   El Maadi Residential Tower XIII 1987 140 m
9   El Maadi Residential Tower XIV 1987 140 m
10   El Maadi Residential Tower XV 1987 140 m

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Global News

Preliminary Details Emerge on Cairo’s New Landmark Tower
24 Oct 2018 – A design firm has released fresh details for a…

A Decade After Originally Proposed, 300-Meter Tower to Rise in Cairo
29 Aug 2018 – A 300-meter tower, which was originally proposed…

Chinese Banks Agree to Finance Lion’s Share of Egypt’s New Capital East of Cairo
21 Mar 2018 – Chinese banks have agreed to provide 85 percent of…

Research Papers

Enhancing Social-Cultural Sustainability in Tall Buildings: A Trace from Vernacular Houses
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV

Cities Spanning the Millennia: Cairo/Alexandria
Feb 2001 – CTBUH 2001 6th World Congress, Melbourne